Tailgating

  • Tailgating Game 47: Rays (19-27) Vs A’s (29-16)

    Tailgating Game 47: Rays (19-27) Vs A’s (29-16)

    May 21, 2014 at 3:56 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… If you were hoping to see Joe Maddon mix up the lineup tonight against the lefty Tommy Milone, rejoice! Evan Longoria is batting second and Wil Myers is leading off. For those of you hoping to see Logan Forsythe on the bench, well, I’ve got some […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 46: Rays (19-26) Vs A’s (28-16)

    Tailgating Game 46: Rays (19-26) Vs A’s (28-16)

    May 20, 2014 at 4:19 pm 5 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Desmond Jennings has been activated from the bereavement list…Jake Odorizzi takes the mound looking for his third straight strong start. After his last start, we took a look at what has changed and it appears that he is no longer tipping his pitches as his release […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 45: Rays (19-25) At Angels (23-19)

    Tailgating Game 45: Rays (19-25) At Angels (23-19)

    May 18, 2014 at 2:04 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Ryan Hanigan is still battling a hamstring issue and is not in the lineup today. He was available in an emergency situation last night and may be again today. Joe Maddon can also use Sean Rodriguez or Wil Myers if needed. Hanigan says he is not […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 44: Rays (19-24) At Angels (22-19)

    Tailgating Game 44: Rays (19-24) At Angels (22-19)

    May 17, 2014 at 4:31 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Desmond Jennings has been placed on the bereavement list due to a death in his family. He is expected to return for Tuesday’s game in Oakland. Kevin Kiermaier was called up to take his spot for today and tomorrow and is in the lineup for tonight’s […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 43: Rays (18-24) At Angels (22-18)

    Tailgating Game 43: Rays (18-24) At Angels (22-18)

    May 16, 2014 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Prior to tonight’s game, David Price will compete against Angels infielder Luis Jimenez in a cow milking contest. I did not make that up…Since 2008, the Rays have hit 24 walk-off home runs…Yunel Escobar’s error last night was his 7th of the season, match his 2013 total. […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 42: Rays (18-23) At Angels (21-18)

    Tailgating Game 42: Rays (18-23) At Angels (21-18)

    May 15, 2014 at 6:12 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Ben Zobrist was placed on the DL today after dislocating his thumb yesterday. Cole Figueroa was promoted from triple-A Durham. Figueroa is a left-handed hitting infielder who can play 2b, 3B, and SS. He even played a little in the outfield last year suggesting the Rays think […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 41: Rays (17-23) At Mariners (20-19)

    Tailgating Game 41: Rays (17-23) At Mariners (20-19)

    May 14, 2014 at 3:13 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… No pepper today, but we do have a picture of DJ Kitty enjoying a beer in Seattle. Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs Lineup… Matt Joyce, LF Ben Zobrist, 2B David DeJesus, DH Evan Longoria, 3B James Loney, 1B Wil Myers, RF […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 40: Rays (16-23) At Mariners (20-18)

    Tailgating Game 40: Rays (16-23) At Mariners (20-18)

    May 13, 2014 at 6:28 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Enny Romero is being promoted to the Rays. It is unclear at this point who he is replacing. However, Erik Bedard had a throwing session with the head athletic trainer, which could indicate that he is heading to the DL…The Rays have now lost 5 of […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 39: Rays (16-22) At Mariners (19-18)

    Tailgating Game 39: Rays (16-22) At Mariners (19-18)

    May 12, 2014 at 6:12 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Reminder, tonight’s game is not on TV locally…The Rays have averaged just under 3 hours and 18 minutes per game (3:17:45), the longest in baseball by a wide margin. The Dodgers are second at 3:10:35…The Rays are facing Felix Hernandez for the first time since he threw […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 37: Rays (15-21) Vs (17-19)

    Tailgating Game 37: Rays (15-21) Vs (17-19)

    May 10, 2014 at 5:42 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Tonight’s game is on Fox Sports 1. Monday’s game in Seattle will not be broadcast locally…The Rays have now lost 4 in a row and 6 in a row at home. They are in last place in the East, 5.5 games behind the Orioles…The Rays took […]